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Acipenser dabryanus (Dabry's Sturgeon; River sturgeon; Sturgeon; Yangtze sturgeon)

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Wikipedia Abstract

Dabry's sturgeon (Acipenser dabryanus) is a species of fish in the sturgeon family, Acipenseridae. Other common names include Yangtze sturgeon, Chiangjiang sturgeon, and river sturgeon. It is endemic to the Yangtze River Basin in China. It was a food fish of commercial importance. Its populations declined drastically, and in the early 1980s, it was designated an endangered species and commercial harvest was banned.
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Endangered Species

Status: Critically Endangered
View IUCN Record: Acipenser dabryanus

Attributes

Maximum Longevity [2]  100 years
Migration [1]  Anadromous

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Brentisentis cyprini <Unverified Name>[3]
Diplostomum hupehensis <Unverified Name>[3]
Diplostomum niedashui <Unverified Name>[3]
Heterosentis parasiluri <Unverified Name>[3]

Distribution

Am-nok; Asia - Inland waters; Asia: China in Yangtze River system (Ref. 4537) and Korea (Ref. 12218). Endangered, close to extinction (Ref. 6866). International trade restricted (<b>CITES</b> II, since 1.4.98).; China; Dae-dong; Korea, Dem. People's Rep; Korea, Republic of; Palearctic; Yangtze; Yellow River;

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Citations

Attributes / relations provided by 1Myers, P., R. Espinosa, C. S. Parr, T. Jones, G. S. Hammond, and T. A. Dewey. 2006. The Animal Diversity Web (online). Accessed February 01, 2010 at animaldiversity.org 2Frimpong, E.A., and P. L. Angermeier. 2009. FishTraits: a database of ecological and life-history traits of freshwater fishes of the United States. Fisheries 34:487-495. 3Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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